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The calendar has quickly stepped around again and this year's Autumn show schedule is beginning soon; in two weeks it will be Bakewell time once more.

George and I will be there again this year and no doubt will see many of our UK based collector friends there, and maybe a few from overseas?

It is a great 2 day event and if you have not already been, well worth the trip, details are below (courtesy of PLMS).

DATE: 8th and 9th October, 2016
VENUE: Lady Manners School, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1JA.

The Bakewell Rock Exchange is recognized internationally as the UK’s best loved mineral show, with dealers from around the UK and Europe congregating in the heart of England’s Peak District National Park. The show is organized by the Peak Lapidary and Mineral Society and is now in its 36th year.

With more than 70 different stalls exhibiting a huge variety of rocks, minerals, fossils and gemstones, there is something for everyone, from the specialist to the family day out. 

Opening times: Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 5.00.

Admission: £2.00 per day or £3.00 for both days.

Saturday £5 early entry ticket (2-days)from 9.00!

Accompanied children free.

Disabled access and free parking; hot and cold meals and refreshments available.